Francesco Ricatti

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Personal profile

Biography

Francesco Ricatti is Cassamarca Senior Lecturer in Italian Studies, and coordinator of the Italian program at Monash University. His main research interest is in participatory and creative approaches to the study of transcultural urban communities. In this area, he has received research funding from the National Geographic, and the Australasian Centre for Italian Studies. He has studied extensively the history of Italians is Australia, and his most recent book, Italians In Australia: History, Memory and Identity, was published by Palgrave in 2018. He is passionate about oral history and creative approaches to history, and is currently the President of Oral History Victoria and the Chair of the Editorial Board of the Oral History Australia Journal. He also researches in football studies with a particular interest in the cultural history of AS Roma and Francesco Totti.

Research interests

Transcultural studies; migration studies; Italian, Australian and transnational history; football Studies; oral history; participatory research and digital storytelling; history of emotions; creative writing

Supervision interests

Transcultural studies; migration studies; Italian, Australian and transnational history; football Studies; oral history; participatory research and digital storytelling; history of emotions; creative writing

Monash teaching commitment

Coordination of the Italian major

Italian Introductory 1 and 2

Italian Proficient 2

New writing in Italy

Community service

President, Oral History Victoria

External positions

Adjunct Senior Lecturer in Creative Humanities, University of the Sunshine Coast

Jul 2017Jul 2019

Keywords

  • Italian history
  • Australian history
  • Transnational history
  • Migration studies
  • Transcultural studies
  • Football studies
  • Oral history
  • Participatory research
  • Creative writing

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Projects 2019 2020

  • 1 Not started

Youth in the city: one place many cultures

Wilson, R. P., Ricatti, F., Dutto, M., Iaconesi, S., Persico, O. & Simeone, L.

15/04/1931/05/20

Project: Research

Research Output 2011 2018

Italians in Australia: History, Memory, Identity

Ricatti, F., 2018, Cham Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan. 147 p. (Palgrave Studies in Migration History)

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

A country once great? Asylum seekers, historical imagination, and the moral privilege of whiteness

Ricatti, F., 1 Oct 2016, In : Journal of Australian Studies. 40, 4, p. 478-493 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Italian transcultural atmospheres. A comparison of the Italian forum in Sydney and Piazza Vittorio in Rome

Bartoloni, P. & Ricatti, F., 1 Nov 2015, In : Italian Studies. 70, 4, p. 537-553 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Humiliation and love: Villaggio, Benigni and the cultural politics of emotions

Ricatti, F., 2014, In : Incontri: rivista europea di studi italiani. 29, 2, p. 8-18 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

La passione calcistica degli italiani in Australia

Ricatti, F. & Klugman, M., 2014, In : AltreItalie: international journal of studies on the peoples of Italian origin in the world. 48, p. 81-106 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review